A Visit to Don Otavio Sybille Bedford Folio Society 1990


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A Visit to Don Otavio by Sybille Bedford

A traveller’s tale from Mexico. The book itself is made up of short stories or essays, that read a bit like a patchwork quilt of Bedford’s time in Mexico. Some of the stories, like the one of bags stolen by gunmen on donkeys or the invitation to a wealthy home and fabulous dinner party, seem too good and too funny to be true. Bedford captures the feeling and spirit of Mexico in her careful and reflective writings on her time there, and the novel will both entertain you and impress upon you how Mexico has developed into what it is today.


  • Folio Society First Edition No. 676
  • Publisher Folio Society, London; 1990
  • Orange Cloth Hardback, 273 pp
  • Illustrations by Val Biro, and photographs from 1950s and 1960s Mexico.
  • Size 250 x 160mm, 1kg

Condition: Very Good – Slight Fading ToTitle, No Inscriptions, Very Good Copy

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Weight 1 kg


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